C2030-280 - IBM Cloud Computing Infrastructure Architect V1 Exam
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Which characteristic best describe the difference between Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and cloud computing?
SOA exists within the firewall
An enterprise has migrated one of its Web-based database application to Amazon EC2 cloud with the database hosted in the cloud. Which action will help save ongoing costs for this enterprise application?
The database is configured to use compression for the databases.
In which cloud deployment model do enterprises retain complete control over the construction and delivery of all cloud services?
Which two requirements affect data expiration within a cloud? (Choose two.)
contractual obligation with a client
regulatory compliance (SOX/HIPPA)
A company decides to make some development and application environments available as cloud services. What should they do to reduce the management overhead of the cloud service catalog?
They should populate the cloud service catalog with standardized development and application environments.
Which IBM offering enables companies to rapidly connect on-premise applications with applications running in a public cloud?
IBM WebSphere DataPower Cast Iron Appliance
A company hosts office applications on a stand alone server in their data center. A recent spike in demand for one of their applications resulted in the denial of access to some potential users. Which characteristic of the cloud service delivery model would meet the fluctuating demands of the company's users?
What is the collection and control point for alerts?
Tivoli Enterprise Monitoring Agent
Which two reports are available as part of IBM Tivoli Usage and Accounting Manager? (Choose two.)
Run Total Invoice
The enterprise is using a hybrid cloud to deliver data services to the end user. The enterprise is also is using the cloud to deliver data and services to the end user. When the end user interacts with the enterprise application, the enterprise accesses the cloud to retrieve and/or manipulate the data. The enterprise application returns the results to the end user.What is required for enterprise IT services to simplify the process of switching cloud providers?
common APIs for cloud storage and middleware
When designing for the protection of data stored in the cloud, including the deployment of firewall configurations, which two conditions must be included? (Choose two.)
deny access from untrusted sources or applications
prohibit direct access from external interfaces into the restricted network zones
What is a critical driver for service outage resolution in a cloud environment?
Service Level Agreement and root-cause analysis procedures
A customer wants to implement a private cloud solution and they are anticipating changes in their current virtualization operational model. Which virtualization configuration characteristic is affected by the implementation of cloud infrastructure?
higher demand/transient use
A virtual network solution ensures which capability?
transfer of VLAN configuration with a migrated virtual server as the MAC and IP address is persistent
If the cloud management service tools detects storage is constrained for a cloud system, how would the cloud respond?
increase the filesystem size within the customer's SLA limits
A company is creating a cloud environment consisting of hosts in multiple physical locations. Which network technology allows physically separated hosts to communicate in the same manner as if the company attached them to the same broadcast domain?
Virtual Local Area Network
What is a benefit of implementing application code instrumentation, such as the ARM specification, in cloud computing to improve application management and monitoring functions?
notification/escalation of alerts and automated restore of service
Automation is a critical component in cloud infrastructure architecture. Which two capabilities are a part of cloud automation services? (Choose two.)
What is a design consideration for loosely coupled systems?
Which attribute of a private cloud deployment should be considered for the delivery model of highly regulated workloads?
location awareness of data
Which two components are part of the Business Support Services of the IBM Common Cloud Management Platform Reference Architecture?
Accounting and Billing
What are two key IBM cloud workload definitions? (Choose two.)
What are two key infrastructure components for data migration when planning a move to cloud? (Choose two.)
Which cloud characteristic is required to fully utilize pooled resources?
What are two prerequisite components when setting up an environment for the WebSphere CloudBurst Appliance? (Choose two.)
The enterprise is using a hybrid cloud to deliver data services to the end user. The enterprise is also using the cloud to deliver data and services to the end user. When the end user interacts with the enterprise application, the enterprise accesses the cloud to retrieve and/or manipulate the data. The enterprise application returns the results to the end user.What is required to implement the cloud service delivery model?
secure data connector
What is WebSphere Application Server Hypervisor Edition?
It is a virtual image that contains a complete middleware software stack optimized to run on hypervisors.
A company is setting up a cloud environment to host several of their applications. These applications vary in importance and the company wants to ensure that the most business critical applications get the most resource. Which solution will help achieve this goal?
WebSphere Virtual Enterprise
A company is building a cloud environment to host applications. What kind of inter-component coupling is ideal for a cloud-based application?
Loose coupling is ideal because components of the application can independently scale based on need and impact on performance.
Which IBM product implements metering capabilities?
IBM Tivoli Usage and Accounting Manager
Which feature is a core capability of IBM Service Delivery Manager?
includes prepackaged automation templates and workflows
What are the two main categories of management services required for delivering and managing cloud services? (Choose two.)
Business Support Services
Operational Support Services
The enterprise is using a hybrid cloud to deliver data services to the end user. The enterprise is also is using the cloud to deliver data and services to the end user. When the end user interacts with the enterprise application, the enterprise accesses the cloud to retrieve and/or manipulate the data. The enterprise application returns the results to the end user.What is required of the enterprise to ensure regulatory compliance?
API for determining the location of the physical hardware
Which IBM solution establishes the connectivity to on-premise applications and databases that reside behind the firewall during the integration of a cloud solution?
IBM Cast Iron Secure Connector
Which service delivery model attribute of cloud computing must be incorporated in a public cloud implementation?
Which IT optimization characteristic is required for cloud computing?
IBM Tivoli Service Automation Manager extends provisioning capabilities with which cloud computing attribute?
release and reuse of assets
A cloud infrastructure should be architected to accommodate which technical risks?
unauthorized configuration changes to storage network devices
A company's business model relies on continually delivering new versions of their end-user applications to the marketplace. Which characteristic of the cloud computing service delivery model should improve the company's ability to deliver these newer version applications?
rapid service provisioning
Which component is necessary to view monitoring reports for IBM Service Delivery Manager?
Tivoli Enterprise Portal
What is the scope of the service management capabilities as part of IBM Cloud Computing Management Platform Reference Architecture?
private, hybrid, and public cloud
Which technology is used in certain IBM WebSphere DataPower appliances to provide identity verification of public cloud endpoints and to securely transmit encrypted data between enterprise endpoints and public cloud endpoints in an integrated cloud environment?
WebSphere DataPower Secure Cloud Connector
What is a description of a dynamic storage service offering in the Cloud Service Catalog?
1GB storage with 99.9% availability, backup once per night, and automatic increase/decrease of storage based on usage
An enterprise is utilizing a cloud computing environment. They own the infrastructure and are completely responsible for the management of all cloud services. What is the name of this cloud deployment model?
What are two benefits of the drill-down functionality of IBM Tivoli Usage and Accounting Manager? (Choose two.)
portfolio and service planning
What are two optimized workload characteristics supported by the IBM cloud portfolio? (Choose two.)
A company is transitioning many of their applications to a public cloud. Which statement is true concerning their application data and the public cloud?
They should carefully analyze legal and regulatory concerns for application data before moving data to the public cloud.
A company is building a cloud environment and wants to create virtualized instances of WebSphere middleware to host their applications. Which solution provides this ability?
IBM Hypervisor Edition Images
Four different business units would like to utilize a shared services environment. What is a key characteristic of a shared services environment?
all application workloads utilize the same infrastructure
Cloud architectures designed for service delivery and availability of services are extremely important. How is software failure within a cloud infrastructure environment handled? (Choose two.)
allow the state of the system to re-sync by reloading messages from queues
design services with proper real time disaster recovery and stateful user context